food waste

Keeping leafy greens fresh and healthy an exact science

It might not seem that impressive today, but the fact that fresh leafy greens are available all across America at any time of year is quite remarkable... continue reading »

Food packaging innovation to prevent food waste

When combined, packaging and unconsumed food account for almost half of the items landfilled in the United States, with some of these discarded materi... continue reading »

Weltec Biopower to start work on food waste-to-heat biogas plant in South Korea

Weltec Biopower is about to start work on a biogas plant in South Korea that will transfer food waste into heat in an integrated gas boiler. The se... continue reading »

New research report examines ‘Preserving the Food Chain’

Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisi... continue reading »

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South Australia aims to turn rejected potatoes into starch

The three-year project targets the 40% of potatoes rejected from supermarket shelves for being too ugly, with an injection of $1 million funding to fi... continue reading »

Food waste-to-agricultural products company hires new CEO

WISErg Corporation, a Washington State-based ag-tech company converting landfill-bound food waste into agricultural products, today announced the... continue reading »

Cutting down on postharvest food waste

Before reaching the processing stage, fruit has a long road to travel. Unfortunately, much of it is lost along the way. In a Fruit Logistica 2019 p... continue reading »

How global food waste can be curtailed

The world is currently wasting 1.3 billion tonnes of the food produced for human consumption every year, which amounts to a third of all food produced... continue reading »

FDA wants food makers to utilize ‘Best If Used By’ date labeling for non-perishable goods

The Food and Drug Administration is urging the food industry to adopt “Best If Used By” introductory phrase for date labeling that has to do with ... continue reading »

Cutting food waste in half by 2030 goal of Trump administration

As part of the Trump administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agen... continue reading »